Transition2018: Bloustein faculty, staff, alumni will have an impact on New Jersey’s future

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and a widely recognized expert on workforce, human resources, and employment policy issues with extensive experience in public and private sector policymaking, was named Senior Advisor to the Transition for Strategy and Policy and will also serve as a co-chair of the Stronger and Fairer Economy […]

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US labor secretary talks with New Jersey’s long-term unemployed

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez met with out-of-work New Jerseyans, workforce professionals, and other government officials at Rutgers University on Tuesday for a roundtable discussion on the state’s high long-term unemployment rate. Taking part in the discussion at the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development were staff members and participants from the New Start Career […]

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Learning How to Job-Hunt

Most work­force pro­grams provide a short burst of cash, to tide people over un­til they can get back to work, or help young people earn a de­gree so they can land a high­er-pay­ing job. They’re de­signed to help the short-term un­em­ployed, notes Carl Van Horn, the dir­ect­or of the Heldrich Cen­ter for Work­force De­vel­op­ment at […]

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